“The last three months have been a great experience. I have learned a lot about engineering, problem solving, and teamwork. I’m glad we were able to be part of the competition.” – Zander Newville
A total of $7407.68 was awarded in 2016 for education grants based on applications submitted by Waupaca school teachers. The approved projects included five for the high school, two for the middle school, two for the elementary schools and two for special education. The high school projects provide robotics equipment for the physics and pre-calculus classes, cross-country skis for the physical education department, mural art framing materials, plus funding for the Student At Risk program and the Rube-Goldberg Competition. Aerospace science lab equipment and funds to expand the school’s library of kid-friendly plays, stories, & poems was approved for the Waupaca Middle school. The two elementary school projects approved invoved materials to enhance STEM learning (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and a mathematics program to be used for kindergarten through 2nd grade. The special education teachers were awarded funds for ball chair seating and sensory items to help meet student needs.
In the past 7 years, 72 Education Grants have been awarded totaling $68,451.
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